Colony Club by Elegant Hotels

Saint James , , Porters Rd (Show on Map)
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Summary of reviewsColony Club by Elegant Hotels is a beautiful hotel located in a prime spot on the west coast of Barbados, offering direct access to a stunning beach that is often considered the best on the west coast. The hotel's location, ambiance and service were unanimously praised, making it a great choice for travelers looking for a beautiful location to stay in Barbados. The breakfast at Colony Club is highly recommended with plenty of options and a large variety of food available. The hotel offers a mix of tired and dated rooms, but also spacious and tasteful ones. The hotel is clean and well-maintained with multiple guests describing the rooms as clean and several mentioning that the hotel has lots of sunbeds available for guests to use. The staff at Colony Club are amazing with guests repeatedly describing them as friendly, helpful, professional and nothing is too much trouble for them. The pool area is well-kept and the staff are wonderful, despite some maintenance issues. The beach near Colony Club is truly stunning with crystal clear waters, comfy sun loungers and gorgeous, well-tended surroundings. Overall, Colony Club by Elegant Hotels is an amazing hotel that offers a fantastic experience for guests who are looking for a relaxing and luxurious stay.
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Room Types
Pool Garden View, Guest room The spacious air-conditioned triple room provides a TV with cable channels, a tea and coffee maker, a seating area and a wardrobe. The unit offers 1 bed.

Luxury Poolside View, Guest room The spacious double room provides air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, a seating area, a wardrobe and a TV with cable channels. The unit offers 1 bed.

Ocean View Room, Guest room The spacious air-conditioned double room offers a TV with cable channels, a tea and coffee maker, a seating area, a wardrobe as well as sea views. The unit offers 1 bed.

Pool Garden View, Junior Suite The spacious suite features 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom with a bath and free toiletries. This suite has air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, a TV with cable channels and a balcony. The unit offers 2 beds.

Ocean View, 1 Bedroom Suite The spacious suite features 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom with a bath or a shower and free toiletries. Featuring a balcony with sea views, this suite also provides air conditioning and a TV with cable channels. The unit offers 1 bed.

Luxury Ocean View, Guest room The spacious air-conditioned double room features a TV with cable channels, a tea and coffee maker, a seating area, a wardrobe as well as sea views. The unit has 1 bed.

Luxury Swim Up, Guest room Pool View The double room provides a tea and coffee maker and a safe deposit box. The unit offers 1 bed.

Guest Reviews
7.6
Good
Location
Colony Club by Elegant Hotels is located in a prime spot on the west coast of Barbados and boasts direct access to a beautiful stretch of beach, often considered the best on the west coast. Guests were impressed with the hotel's beach setting with some mentioning that their rooms had stunning views overlooking the beach. The location of the property was regarded as being excellent with some guests describing it as perfect, grand or fantastic. Visitors appreciated the colonial style of the hotel and its proximity to Holetown, which provides a nice walk to some shopping and restaurants. The beach itself was the highlight for many guests with nice comfy sun loungers available for use. The hotel's location, ambiance and service were unanimously praised, making it a great choice for travelers looking for a beautiful location to stay in Barbados.

Breakfast
The breakfast at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels is highly recommended by previous guests. There are plenty of options with many praising the large variety of food available. The Eggs Benedict and pancakes are specifically highlighted as perfectly prepared dishes. Some guests suggest a later breakfast time, but overall the breakfast and location are good. For those with dietary restrictions, the chefs are accommodating and ensure a supply of gluten-free options. The buffet is also mentioned positively as providing a great breakfast experience. However, some guests found the breakfast selection to be poor and in need of upgrading. Despite mixed reviews, the majority of guests agree that the breakfast at Colony Club is excellent.

Rooms
The Colony Club by Elegant Hotels offers a mix of tired and dated rooms, but also spacious and tasteful ones. However, many reviews noted the bathrooms needed upgrading and repairs and some even had mold on the ceiling. The hotel also received criticism for contributing to climate change by excessive towel and sheet washing. Despite the negatives, there were positive reviews stating the rooms were clean and comfortable, some even had walk-up pool access. Overall, the hotel needs modernization, but there are also lovely and stunning rooms available.

Cleanliness
If you're looking for a clean and well-maintained resort in Barbados, Colony Club by Elegant Hotels might be just what you're looking for. While some guests noted that not all tables were set during breakfast and that the breakfast area wasn't always sparkling clean, the majority of reviewers had positive things to say about the hotel's cleanliness. Multiple guests described the rooms as clean and several mentioned that the hotel has lots of sunbeds available for guests to use. While some guests noted minor maintenance issues with their bathrooms (such as leaky showers or faulty toilet handles), most found the rooms to be in good condition. Some guests noted that they felt the hotel could be doing more to reduce its impact on the environment, but this was not a major concern for most reviewers. Overall, if you prioritize cleanliness when choosing a hotel, Colony Club by Elegant Hotels might be a good option to consider.

Staff
The staff at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels are amazing! Guests repeatedly describe the staff as friendly, helpful, professional and nothing is too much trouble for them. They tour the sun lounges on the beach asking if you need anything and are incredibly attentive and informative. The front desk manager is excellent and the younger staff is good, responsive and energetic. However, some guests found some of the older staff to be unhelpful and dismissive. Despite this, guests consistently say that the staff more than make up for any shortcomings. They appreciate the helpful and polite service they receive and can't ask for anything more from the staff. While there were a few negative comments about slow service in the restaurant and bar, guests agree that the staff are what make Colony Club by Elegant Hotels so exceptional.

Pool
Despite some setbacks with the main pool being under maintenance during some guests' stays, the Colony Club by Elegant Hotels boasts beautiful pool areas that guests loved. The winding pool is particularly excellent and there were many sun beds available (although some guests note a shortage at times). While there were a few negative comments about the tatty and dirty sun beds, most reviews were positive about the pool area being well-kept and the staff being wonderful. The hotel is located on a scenic beach, but some guests noted that during times when the main pool was closed, everyone was packed on the beach with chairs everywhere. Overall, the pool area was a highlight of the beautiful hotel and well worth a visit, despite some maintenance issues.

Beach
The beach near Colony Club by Elegant Hotels is truly stunning with crystal clear waters, comfy sun loungers and gorgeous, well tended surroundings. Guests rave about the fantastic location with the hotel fronting the best beach on the west coast. Beach and pool towels are in abundance and guests have found beds at the back of the beach to be a peaceful delight. The lily pond is noted as one of the most beautiful sights in the area. Water sports facilities are top-notch, adding to the fantastic experience. While mornings can be busy and a bit of a scramble for a lounger, the complimentary fruit water available throughout the day adds an extra touch of luxury to this wonderful beachfront location.

5 Star
Colony Club by Elegant Hotels is one of the best hotels on the west coast of Barbados, offering an excellent location and beautiful surroundings. While some guests expected more from a 5-star hotel, the majority had a fabulous holiday and extended their stay from six to ten nights. Many guests expressed their desire to return to the hotel due to the amazing service and friendly staff. The hotel is described as absolutely perfect by guests who thoroughly enjoyed their time there. Superb facilities and services were provided by the lovely staff, making it a great place to stay. Despite the occasional negative review, Colony Club is an amazing hotel that offers a fantastic experience for guests who are looking for a relaxing and luxurious stay.


Yes, Colony Club by Elegant Hotels has pool(s) that belong to one or more of the following categories: Outdoor Pool.

Yes, a spa is available at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels.

No, Colony Club by Elegant Hotels doesn't allow dogs.

Yes, parking facilities are available at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels.

Yes, Colony Club by Elegant Hotels has a gym.

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